The Fed Has Itself to Blame in the Matter of SVB

When Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) collapsed in March, Dr. G. Kevin Spellman wasn’t all too surprised. Spellman is the David O. Nicholas Director of Investment Management at the Lubar College of Business and an expert in behavioral finance. Spellman lays… Read more

Faculty Kudos, April 2023

Professor Emerita of Marketing Laura Peracchio has been recognized with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Marketing Association’s Marketing & Society Special Interest Group. Peracchio was chosen for her significant and impactful research that has made a tremendous… Read more

Olivia Limmex Named 2023 ASCM Student of the Year

Lubar College of Business student Olivia Limmex has been named the Association for Supply Chain Management’s (ASCM) Wisconsin Student of the Year. ASCM is the largest non-profit association for supply chain and a global leader in supply chain organizational transformation,… Read more

A Marketing Assignment with Community Impact

Marketing students in Dianne Crowley’s Event & Entertainment Planning course are employing their talents to organize five spring events that will benefit area non-profits (open to the public – see below). For her course, Crowley assigns a semester-long event planning… Read more

Alumni News, March 2023

Heather Nelson (’95 MBA) was recently named as president at Spring Bank. She joined the bank in 2010 and has served as a commercial lender for most of her 30+ year banking career. With this appointment, she becomes only the… Read more

Undergraduate Program Ranked Among Best by Poets&Quants

The Lubar College of Business undergraduate program was ranked 91st in the nation in the Poets&Quants Best Undergraduate Business Schools of 2023 ranking – moving up three spots from the 2022 ranking. The Lubar College is one of only two… Read more

2023 New Venture Business Plan Competition

The La Macchia New Venture Business Plan Competition at UWM’s Lubar College of Business featured student entrepreneurs presenting their plans and responding to questions from a panel of expert judges. The competition is sponsored by long-time supporters Bill and Sharon La Macchia…. Read more

UWM Alumni Association Honors Three Lubar Grads

Three Lubar College of Business alumni were honored at this year’s UWM Alumni Association Awards ceremony, held February 24 at the Pfister Hotel. Congratulations to Jim Ziemer, Patricia Contreras, and Ranell Washington on representing the stellar accomplishments of Lubar alumni,… Read more

Latin America: A Sleeping Giant?

Latin America was the focus of a recent address in the Bradley Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Dr. Sebastian Edwards, a foremost expert on the Latin American economy who described the region’s “enormous potential” and “distinctive challenges.” Edwards is the Henry… Read more